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>> we have two breaking stories. the first coming from prince george's county. a high profile police brutality case where a student is severely beaten. one of the officers involved is acquitted. the other is convicted on one charge. richard is outside the chouse. he'll be here with a live report in just a bit. also breaking a deadly accident, a car hits a packed metro bus. this happens on central avenue. the driver of the car is dead. as many as 40 people were on the bus. they all appear to have nonthreatening injuries. >> and we're monitoring severe
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storms. we want to show you a picture of abc7 news, from a reporter from baltimore county of studenting attending a home coming celebration. they were forced in the gymnasium because of a tornado warning. this happened on perry high school. >> right now the questions that many of us have are where are the areas hardest hit by these storms and are they gone for good? so let's get to our mt. who is tracking everything you need to see. doug, what's the word? >> at one point tornado warnings issued north and east of baltimore city. but everything is disapating. we will be in fine shape not only for tonight but for many days in a row. over in clarksville and
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burton'sville, very heavy rainfall amounts. things are quieting down. when you get up in the morning there will be a whole different weather pattern. 43 to 53, a chilly start. the seven-day outlook that's coming up too in just a minute. >> we'll get back to you in a bit. but first -- >> a student was severely beaten following a maryland victory over duke. but tonight one of the officers is acquitted while the other is convicted on just one charge. richard reeve is outside the prince george's county courthouse. tell us about it >> and alison, long and difficult deliberations for a while. it didn't appear there would be a verdict at all. but one officer found guilty, the other not guilty.
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>> a relieved and happy john mckena left the prince george's county friday night after seven hours of deliberation, the jury found the officer not guilty on all charges. his co-defendant, guilty of second degree of assault but not guilty of misconduct. this video, a crucial part in this case. the two officers were accused of beating up the u.m.d. student during a post celebration in march of 2010. two different outcomes for the two officers. >> definitely glad that some justice has been done today. it's been a long two years for my and my family. there's a broader crime committed here and it expanse way further than the two cops charged in the trial. >> there was some experts that he believed the initial strikes that were administered by officer baker were appropriate to get the victim in this case
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on the ground but they believed that officer harris' subsequent blows were unlawful. >> accountability is critical. and that's what been shown here in the last five days. >> now as we've been reporting my colleague has uncovered information about multimillion dollar out of court settlements. at least $4 million by the students who were roughed by police. $2 million went to mckena. and we're told that these arrangements or these settlements were made long before any official lawsuits were filed. now, we're also told na in december harrison will be sentenced. he could spend up to 10 years behind bars. >> thank you very much for the latest. a suspect is behind bars in the district after leading police on a wild high speed chase
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which led to a lot of commotion and fear in parts of d.c. our correspondent was in southeast as a parade of law enforcement from d.c., maryland and the u.s. park police all chased a man in a stolen car. residents poured out of their homes, some complain that the chase put them in harm's way. >> i mean, what is going on? >> i don't think they're going to catch him. >> leave this guy alone. you guys are dangerous. not the guy. >> there he is. there he is. [sirens blaring] >> now police caught up with the suspect shortly after he hit a pizza delivery driver's vehicle. the suspect was not seriously hurt when he went into custody. >> we're hearing from
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colleagues and friends from the police officer who was killed in a deadly accident. oscar -- adria. we don't know how fast officer bowden was going when he was headed to work yesterday. it was clear that he was speeding. this makes his loss even harder for those who advocate obeying the law. >> those who knew 28-year-old kevin bowden best describe him as a voice of reason. >> he would look at you and said everything would be all right. >> the detectives worked with him. sergeant cornelius trained with bowden. he said his cool collected demeanor was remarkable.
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>> for a police officer to be so >> he says the news has hit them hard especially as new details have been revealed in the horrific crash. we now know speed was a factor in the crash. preliminary reports suggest the driver of the s.u.v. attempted to change lanes when it collided with the officer's car. today's bowden's own police chief revealed that he was not wearing a seat belt. >> i don't think the seattle belt would have mattered. this neighbor family members. >> it's terrible to watch an officer that you have an attachment his mom, his dad, his children, the people that you work with, the people that you think about here. >> and the driver of that s.u.v., a 61-year-old female was take on the the hospital with nonthreatening injuries.
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charges are pending against her as the investigation moves forward. >> coming up at 11:00, many watched the abc news exclusive as one of sandusky's legal team. you may not believe what they have to say now. >> first, the battle over virginia. the harsh war of words tonight
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>> we're just 18 days from election day. and tonight things in battleground virginia are more intense than ever. just hours ago president obama targeted voters and accused mitt romney of waffling on the key issues. >> we've got to name this condition that he's going through. i think -- i think it's called romnesia. >> while speaking at george mason university, the president said the so-called ronnesia has
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caused people to forget his past issues, important to women's health and job. as for the ropni campaign it's focused on a different battleground state. >> we cannot afford to turn the country over to you with this huge amount of debt and leave you with the bill. >> and that's mitt romney's wife ann. she was in jacksonville, florida. as far as the polls concern they -- the two are neck and neck. but president obama is ahead of romney by 3%. >> alison, tonight as the supreme court's odd couple. the conservative and the liberal and the hobby of one that brings the two of them together. >> plus, we're beginning to dry out from a night of storms. doug hill back with a complete seven-day outlook. >> plus, first the jerry sandusky legal team is fighting
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as governor, i cut five billion dollars in spending and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibilitil grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announc ] tim kaine. bringing people together to tackle the challenge of tomorrow.w. >> new at 11:00.
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we're hearing from jerry sandusky's legal team after one of the sex abuse victims comes forward. many of you just watched that "20/20" with so-called victim number one. jerry soined's attorney not only disputes the claims made by this victim he's making of what some many would call disturbing accusations. >> victim number one in the sex abuse scandal that shocked the nation talks exclusively with abc news. >> back in 2009, late 2001 that number one was always looking for attention, would do anything to get attention, wanted to get in the spotlight and jerry high poth -- hipothesized it.
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>> victim number one -- i don't want that. i would rather be you know, committed to something good like a hero or something. >> fisher said he was 10 years old when he was invited for a summer camp for the koch's charity called the second mile. >> but you weren't able to say -- >> nope. >> this guy's a monster. he's sexually assaulting me. >> by the time he was 15, he told his mother and the school's principal that soined was sexually abusing him. tonight's sandusky's legal team paints a different issue. >> it doesn't come as a surprise to us that this accuser is going public. it fits the the profile. >> fisher writes about the horror of what he suffered and
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how he spoke out in his book "silent no more." >> new at 11:00 anthony scalia may have opposite political views. but there's something that they co both agree on. this unlikely deal, believe it or not are hunting pals. scalia taught her how to shoot fowl. they will take a trip to wyoming this-week. we'll see what she drags back to d.c. >> community leaders got together for a great cause. i was asked to help with the black tie gala for the community foundation. it inspires charity giving from people and individuals. they were honored tonight. and some of the successes from some of the charities that they support. thank you very much for what you did.
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>> you did a costume change. >> a quick one. >> nice. all right. well weather-wise we've got a beautiful stretch ahead of us. >> we do. but those heavy showers kept forming and got stronger and possibly spawned a tornado in baltimore. hasn't been confirmed. when showers stopped dumping the rain many picked up an inch of rain. this started to clear. let's take you to our weather computer and show you our roof top camera. it was pretty impressive looking. it got dark, the heavy rain. all kinds of rain was popping up. and now we're in good shape with cooler skies around the area. 76 at reagan national.
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the average high is 67. an inch of rain officially at reagan national airport. close to an inch at baltimore. but further west it was just a channel of moisture that popped up. temperatures are heading down as well. 60 at reagan national. but lower 50's up in the north and west. in the morn willing be plenty chilly. the skys will be clear. and we start another turn of beautiful days. a little warmer on monday. 43 at minneapolis, st. paul. the cool air will come in over night. tomorrow in the mid 60's. watch for some afternoon cloudiness. here's the big picture. the moisture is right there. and now it's spread out to eastern pennsylvania. sunshine to start.
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clouds in the afternoon. we roll through the day sunday, high pressure is in charge of the pattern here and we'll have a full day of sunshine. so the maps tomorrow, afternoon clouds. pleasant enough for outdoor activities. 65 to 67 for the high. high pressure moves in. it will be bright and sunny. when we get to early next week, this high will shift a little bit and force southwesterly wind and that will warm us into the 70's. mid to upper 60's. sunshine throughout the day on sunday. after a little bit of a more seasonably weekend temperature-wise there we go back again back into the 70's. chilly temperatures will head this way. but you know what, they can stay away as long -- >> as long as they want as far as i'm concerned. >> december's a good time for that. >> that was wonderful. thank you. ok. >> can you top that?
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can you give something better looking than that? >> how about rg-3? last week it was this 76-yard touchdown. we can't see that video enough, can you? they take on the defending super bowl champion. we'll preview the game and we'll hear some words between the two teams.
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>> no, you can't wait. robert griffin iii, no ok. robert griffin iii get es his first taste of competition in the n.f.c. east. sunday they will play against the new york giants. this is a big game for the skins, could take first place if they beat the new yorkers. a lot of talk between these two teams. you men your yeah, before the season he called robert griffin, bob griffin. so what does bob say about that now? >> as far as i've heard he said he'll call me whatever i want to be called i think that's after the first game. it's whatever. bob, robert. i don't care. >> why is that? >> i opened my mouth.
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that's it. he's definite earned whatever he wants to be called, he's earned that. >> keep our fingers crossed. robert. the alumni will surely have a good time catching up at bird stadium. but this also an important game. they take on conference rival n.c. state. if they win this one they will be bowl eligible. the coach said let's not get ahead of ourselves. he's telling the team only to focus on beating the wolf pack. >> you can't look at the big picture because you have to take care of the small things first. right now, i just worry about taking one game at a time. when that game's over, you know you win it. you put it in the bank and you gain interest. >> to baseball the national league championship series the giants on the ropes tonight facing elimination if they lose to the cardinals. game five of that series in st.
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louis. runners on first and third. hunter pence a little dribbler. appears to have a play at second. but they're a bit late. marco scutaro scores. the giants score two or times in that inning. they force a game six, san francisco win this is one. >> for a complete rundown of tonight's high school football action b sure to check out high school sports on news channel 8. back to you sir leon. [laughter] [ mitt romney ] look
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at the evidence of the lasfour years. we've got 23 million people out of work or stopped looking for work. they're suffering in this country. the president would prefer raising taxes. the problem with raising taxes is that it slows down the rate of growth. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone because when the economy's growing slow likehis, when we're in recession you shouldn't raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. as governor, i cut five billion dollars in spending and balanced the bget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...becau
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we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibility grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine. bringing people together to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.
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president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve... this message. anncr: victims. dependent. that's what mitt romney called forty-seven percent... of americans. including people on medicare. but what about his plan for you? romney would replace guarantd benefits with a voucher sy.stem.
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seniors could pay six thousand dollars more a year. a plan aarp says would undermine medicare. you're no earned your benefits. don't let mitt romney take them away. >> well, we got through tonight and now it looks really great. >> it will be a great weekend to check time-out fall color. good color, gray color when you get towards the mountains and the valleys. some clouds tomorrow afternoon. mostly sunny on sunday. and warmer temperatures next week, back in the 70's next week. >> bravo. >> all right. good stuff. thank you for that. thank you for joining us.
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anncr: seven-hundred-thousand jobs. that's what the plan george allen supports... would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporations, devastating the middle class. allen even voted against tax breaks for small businesses. virginia can't afford to go back to george allen.
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the democratic senatorial campaign committee... is responsible for the content of this advertising. maryland schools are number one in america because we invest in them. but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for our hools. as governor, i can promise you that money will go to education. that's the law and that's what we'll do. vote for question seven.
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